out·​duel | \ ˌau̇t-ˈd(y)ü-əl How to pronounce outduel (audio) \
outdueled; outdueling; outduels

Definition of outduel

transitive verb

: to defeat or outdo in a duel or competition If their games start opening up during five-on-five play, they feel like they have the skill to outduel any team.— Chris Hine

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He’d been outdueled on a frigid night in Denver in the most exciting win the Ravens ever pulled off. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, "Peyton Manning’s journey through NFL history brings him to Baltimore and meeting with Ray Lewis," 4 Sep. 2019 Quick Take: Behind an avalanche of 24 unanswered points, New Braunfels outdueled Alamo Heights 31-14 Friday night at Unicorn Stadium. Tucker Stephenson, ExpressNews.com, "New Braunfels scores 24 unanswered to defeat Alamo Heights," 30 Aug. 2019 Thompson, a junior, really showed his potential during the 2017 TaxSlayer Bowl, outdueling Louisville’s Lamar Jackson during a Bulldogs’ win. Edgar Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "2019 College Football Rankings: No. 15 Mississippi State looks to get with the program in Year 2 under Joe Moorhead," 10 Aug. 2019 And yet May was outdueled by Flaherty, a Harvard-Westlake High graduate two years removed from his major league debut as a 21-year-old hotshot prospect. Los Angeles Times, "Russell Martin’s walk-off, two-run single lifts Dustin May and Dodgers," 7 Aug. 2019 An outfielder for the Mat-Su Miners, Kirby outdueled Blake Paugh of the Anchorage Bucs in the derby’s final round Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium. Anchorage Daily News, "With 7 big blasts, Mat-Su’s Justin Kirby wins the ABL home run derby," 15 July 2019 The Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers outdueled the far more glamorous teams in their respective cities for the most coveted superstars. Marc Stein, New York Times, "Are Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant and LeBron James Too Powerful?," 8 July 2019 Mondo Duplantis outduels Sam Kendricks to win the Pre Classic pole vault. oregonlive.com, "Next year’s Prefontaine Classic should look good in the new Hayward Field: Oregon track & field rundown," 1 July 2019 Ray was outdueled by Dodgers counterpart Walker Buehler, who was just a tad better, and the Dodgers prevailed 3-1. Michelle Gardner, azcentral, "Back-to-back strong outings by Diamondback starters provide boost for ailing pitching staff," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of outduel

1911, in the meaning defined above

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